Zoo, Nebraska

Brandon Greaves (King of the dome)

I am very lucky to have some friends who work at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Nebraska. I spent a full week exploring this incredible place and hanging out with the lovely people who work with their reptiles and amphibians. Here are some pictures of a few of my favourites from the herp collection, and some mesmerising jellyfish.

Mexican horned lizard (Phrynosoma taurus); Great Basin rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus lutosus); Giant leaf tailed gecko (Uroplatus fimbratus)

Panama golden toad (Atelopus zeteki); Waxy monkey tree frog (Phyllomedusa bicolour); Mexican leaf frog (Pachymedusa dacnicolor); Dyeing dart frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)

Arizona black rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus cerberus); Panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis); Ackies monitor (Varanus acanthurus); Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti)

Climbing mantella (Mantella laevigata); Central bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps), Gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor); Black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis); Rhinoceros ratsnake (Gonyosoma boulengeri)

Western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox); Bluespotted jawfish (Opistognathus rosenblatti); Giant leaftailed gecko (Uroplatus fimbriatus); Madagascar day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis)

Many horned adder (Bitis cornuta); Centralian python (Morelia bredli); Sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes); Great Basin rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus lutosus); Satanic leaf tailed gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus); Giant leaf tailed gecko (Uroplatus fimbriatus); Amazonian milk frog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix); Mexican leaf frog (Pachymedusa dacnicolor)